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Department of the Interior

Enhancing Security: Protecting Children in Indian Country

The PAC Program is an innovative online approach to physical security that enables DOI’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (OHSES) to effectively pre-assess the security of federal facilities while reducing burden to the government, staff and tribal community.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) oversees 6,953 facilities. Of these, 4,502 serve the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) including 187 schools... more »

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Legislative Branch

RECESS on the ROOF = more SPACE, more PROTECTION

Some schools take up more space than the school yard where children play. Adding fences and walls on the roof of schools not only allow for more space for children to run around in but also adds protection to children in dangerous neighborhoods where stray bullets are not out of the ordinary. This will restore more faith to underprivileged schools as well as lower the cost of extra security needed in some schools for... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Recycling computers and furniture

Every year government recycles computer equipments (desktops, laptops, monitors, printers and unused cartridges) and furniture, most of them in perfectly good working condition. Why not dispense these items to elementary and junior schools in need of these items. An online system can be developed to receive requests from schools desirous of having these surplused items.

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Department of Education

Offer Virtual Classrooms for Public Schools

Whenever the Government needs to cut cost it is always the Education system that feels the pinch which impacts schools, teachers, parents and students. Schools are closed, teachers' are dismissed, classes become crowded and students no longer have the attention needed because everyone is cutting corners just to keep the schools running. If Virtual Classes or Classrooms are offered, either from the home or schools, then... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Mandate Financial Education in Public Schools

Statistics show that most people have very little money in their savings. If they were to miss 1-2 paydays, the financial consequences could be dire. We need to teach school age children the importance of saving and investing in their future. This will prevent many bankruptcies and welfare benefits that many people have come to rely on.

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